Announcing 2017 AIS Data

We are pleased to announce the release of the 2017 vessel tracking, or AIS, data for the nation. Noteworthy changes with this release include

  • a new and open (CSV - flat file) format
  • identification information for vessels
  • more complete and more accurate description of vessels
  • PDF explaining the AIS vessel type and group codes.

Please visit our Vessel Traffic Data page for the full suite of products.

To see how these data are being used for ocean planning - visit our partners at the Northeast Ocean Data Portal, and at the Mid-Atlantic Ocean Data Portal.

2017 AIS Data